ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE


TITLE 3. LICENSES AND PERMITS


SUBTITLE A. PERMITS


CHAPTER 36. MANUFACTURER'S AGENT'S PERMIT


Sec. 36.01. AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES. The holder of a manufacturer's agent's permit may:

(1) represent only the holders of nonresident seller's permits; and

(2) solicit and take orders for the sale of liquor from permittees authorized to import liquor for the purpose of resale.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 444, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

Sec. 36.02. FEE. The annual state fee for a manufacturer's agent's permit is $10.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 444, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 1348, ch. 278, Sec. 27, eff. Sept. 1, 1983.

Sec. 36.03. AUTHORIZATION BY PRINCIPAL REQUIRED. A manufacturer's agent's permit may not be issued to a person until he shows to the satisfaction of the commission that he has been authorized to act as agent of the principal he proposes to represent.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 444, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

Sec. 36.04. INELIGIBILITY FOR AGENT'S PERMIT. A holder of a manufacturer's agent's permit may not be issued an agent's permit.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 444, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

Sec. 36.05. SAMPLES. The holder of a manufacturer's agent's permit may not transport or carry liquor as samples, but may carry or display empty sample containers.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 444, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

Sec. 36.06. SOLICITATION FROM HOLDER OF MIXED BEVERAGE OR PRIVATE CLUB PERMIT. A holder of a manufacturer's agent's permit may not solicit business directly or indirectly from a holder of a mixed beverage permit or a private club registration permit unless he is accompanied by the holder of a wholesaler's permit or the wholesaler's agent.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 444, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

Sec. 36.07. UNAUTHORIZED REPRESENTATION. A holder of a manufacturer's agent's permit in soliciting or taking orders for the sale of liquor may not represent himself as an agent of a person other than the person designated in his permit application.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 444, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

Sec. 36.08. RESTRICTION AS TO SOURCE OF SUPPLY. A manufacturer's agent's permittee may not represent a person with respect to an alcoholic beverage unless the person represented is the primary American source of supply of the beverage as defined in Section 37.10 of this code.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 445, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

Sec. 36.09. GRACE PERIOD. A person may engage in the activities specified in Section 36.01 for an initial grace period of five days during which the person shall procure a manufacturer's agent's permit from the commission.

Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 451 (S.B. 828), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2013.

Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1190 (S.B. 1090), Sec. 11, eff. September 1, 2013.